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Jacobs Engineering Manager Geotechnical and Geology (Saudi National) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is looking for a competent experienced Geotechnical Engineering Manager based in Neom, KSA, to perform the services of an Independent

Checking Engineer (ICE) for the geotechnical elements. The project consists of the backbone infrastructure of approximately 140km in length,

including significant portions through high mountain regions. It linearly links several NEOM Cities and consists of High-Speed Rail, Freight Rail,

Metro and Utility Facilities. The Geotechnical Engineering Manager will report to the Senior Project Manager and will supervise the principal and

senior engineers.

The primary responsibilities will include independently leading the complete review, analysis and certification of all geotechnical related works as

per the standards and requirements in line with Project baseline schedule. In addition, the Geotechnical Engineering Manager will prepare task

orders and assist PM to get them approved from Client. Geotechnical Engineering Manager will lead all technical aspects related to Geotechnical

and geology and support other disciplines with geotechnical inputs.

Specific duties include:

§ Complete the scope of work to the satisfaction of the client, while simultaneously ensuring that Client’s HS&E, quality, financial, risk management; business and policy expectations are met.

§ Support Client and PMC to integrate ICE services through all phases of project planning, execution, and closeout, consistent with established project delivery processes to the meet the scope, schedule, budget and other specified requirements stated in the contract.

§ Provide technical leadership.

§ Provide specialist engineering advice and recommendations for construction methods

§ Review and provide advice on geotechnical studies, field tests, analysis, and design and provide recommendations to leadership

§ Completion of design reviews within the design review period

§ Overall technical responsibility for the design review

§ Preparation of Review Progress Reports (monthly)

§ Ensure Interdisciplinary coordination

§ Lead the Principal and Senior Engineers.

§ Ensuring quality/completeness of design review comments

§ Ensuring consistency of design reviews with Overall Deliverable Review Process

§ May play a role in client relationship development.

§ Accomplish construction project results by defining project purpose and scope; calculating resources required; establishing standards and protocols; allocating resources; scheduling and coordinating staff and sub-contractors; evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions; resolving design problems; evaluating and implementing change orders.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

· Minimum years of experience 20 years

· BSc in Civil Engineering. Masters in Geotechnical Engineering

· Key Expectations: Detailed understanding of technical issues (including scope, disciplines involved, key risks/issues), recognised/respected as go to person for technical issues, confident with effective communication skills, leads by example, manages delivery of ICE services, ability to work to challenging schedule, managing scope and schedule changes and ability to handle conflicting demands and pressure situations effectively.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.